January Scholars in France
Every year, the best students in French studies can apply for a January Scholars award, which allows them to spend two weeks in Paris under the guidance of a French faculty. This program of cultural immersion includes visits, concerts, conferences given by experts in their field, as well as dinners and the experience of Parisian culture and daily life.
How to apply
Download the Word document below.
Submit application by email to email@example.com or bring to the offices of Global Languages, 14N-305.
Preference given to French majors, minors and concentrators and students with demonstrated commitment to French Studies at MIT.
Following review of applications, applicants will be notified whether they are invited for an interview. Following the interviews, a final selection of participants will be made.
For selected participants, attendance at pre-trip orientation dinner is mandatory.
JSF in the News
January Scholars student wins 2nd place in global photo contest (May 2018)
AneLise Newman, MIT Admission Blog, "January in Paris" (January 2018)
Outstanding MIT students of French explore "Paris et la rue" (MIT News, 03/04/18)
MIT students to visit Belgium on study-trip (MIT News, 10/5/12)
Undergrads discover joie de vivre in new Scholars in France program (MIT News, 3/12/03)
New program offers fortnight in France (MIT News, 9/11/02)
Please direct all questions and inquiries to:
The Politics of Food
9-23 January 2023
Applications due: October 17, 2022 (by midnight).
Info session: September 19. 5pm. 14E.304.